A Guide to Continuing Services for UCI Retirees


Note: These Services may be available to other UC retirees. Please contact our office.

Anteater Recreation Center (ARC)

You are still eligible to use the ARC! For $112 per quarter, or $336 annually, UCI Retirees are eligible for ARC membership which includes use of the fitness equipment, gym, track, drop-in classes, heated outdoor pool, fee classes and many more programs. www.campusrec.uci.edu

(Employee) Assistance Program (EAP) for Retirees

EAP is a no-cost, confidential assistance program to help address the personal issues faced by UCI faculty, staff, retirees and dependents at both the Campus and Medical Center. This service, staffed by experienced clinicians, is available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week. A Guidance Consultant will refer employees to a local, licensed therapist or to resources in the community.

There are TWO ways to access Guidance Resources benefits:
  1. Call 844-824-3273You will speak to a Master’s or Doctoral level professional who will guide you to the appropriate services you require.
  2. Visit Guidance Resources online at www.guidanceresources.com and enter UCI's ID: UCIEAP3.

As of July 1, 2015, this program is administered by ComPsych Guidance Resources (in partnership with UCI). Download the UCI EAP Summary of Services/FAQ Flyer (PDF)

Health and Dental Benefits

UC has a Retirement Administration Customer Service Center in Oakland, 800-888-8267, to answer your health plan questions and assist you regarding Medicare enrollment procedures. In addition, if you experience problems with services and/or claims with your medical plan, please contact UCI's Health Care Facilitator at 949-824-9065.

Library Privileges

Continued UCI library access is available to UCI Retirees. Present your UCI Retiree or Emeriti ID card.  Library cards may be acquired. UC Irvine Library Loan Desks are located in the following locations:
  • Langson (Main) Library: 2nd Floor Lobby, 949-824-6842
  • Science Library: 2nd Floor Lobby, 949-824-3692
  • Grunigen Medical Library, 714-456-5585

UCI Investment Information

To access your UCI Investment information, call your UCI Fidelity Investments Tax-Exempt Service Company, Inc. (FITSCO) representative at 1-866-682-7787, or visit http://netbenefits.fidelity.com for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week.

UCInetID and Email Access

All UCI Retirees now have the option to maintain their UCInetIDs and UCI email addresses! This new benefit will make it easier for you to keep those contacts that you have enjoyed here at UCI as well as receive notices regarding upcoming information sessions and events. View and download the Email/UCInetID Continuance form on this website.

Note: To maintain or reinstate your UCInetID, please contact Jeri Frederick, Director, Center for Emeriti and Retirees, by phone: 949-824-7769, or email: retirees@uci.edu to obtain sponsorship.  Once you have been sponsored you will be able to access your UCI email. You can view more information about UCI Retiree email access here:

UCI Retiree UCInetID & Email Sponsorship

  • Some services require a retiree UCInetID. 
  • A sponsored UCInetID will also grant you access to your @uci.edu email.
  • You can request UCinetID and email sponsorship here. (link)